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Usb problem usb ports work but when a usb thumb drive or usb hard drive is plugged in the computer reboots and will not finish reboot until drive is unplugged.

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Hi pbracco252, on top of the specifics will be the reason. there is a possibility that the usb hub in your computer cannot produce enough power for the thumbdrive to run or a possible IRQ resource conflict with a component in your computer and the drive. to better investigate on the issue, best if you provide the brand and models of both devices.


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